Inmate found unresponsive in cell

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - An inmate was found dead at the Richmond City Jail Sunday night.

A deputy found 54 year old Caris Whitehurst unresponsive in his cell.

An autopsy revealed he died of natural causes, and there are no signs of foul play.

The Sheriff's Office and Richmond P-D are still conducting a joint investigation.

Whitehurst was being held on three counts of failing to register as a sex offender in the late 90's.

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